Kids for a quid - Summer 2024 with Scotrail

Family Days Out by Train- Kids for a quid

Travel by public transport within Midlothian for great family days out this summer

What can you do if you take the Borders Railway train from Edinburgh? It is heading to Galashiels and Tweedbank and your Midlothian stops along the way are Shawfair, Eskbank and Gorebridge making wee short trips and day trips out of the city into the Midlothian towns,easy peasy, and some extra special Scotrail offers available this summer.
What can you do along this route?

Visit the National Mining Museum at Newtongrange ( Gorebridge).
Lots to see and do there over the summer and lots to Learn about Scotland’s mining history.Check their website for family fun days, dressing up and craft as well as a tour with an ex miner

Visit the Historic Arniston House – check dates out for their intriguing 90 minute tour in the fascinating history of this house

The Scotrail Offer

Trampoling at Ryze
Climbing at Eden Rock
Go Ape at Dalkeith
Melville Golf

Just some of our wild activities in the region but more to discover here

Also for free some lovely walks and trails – Gore Glen, Lord Ancrum’s Wood, Roslin Glen – then check out close by places to eat and drink. Dollys at Roslin, Stewart Brewing Pizza, The Secret Herb Garden Cafe and more!

Onward journies might include local buses and taxis

Lothian buses : Services in and around the Scottish Borders including Eskbank to Roslin for the Rosslyn Chapel
Local taxis: Dalkeith Taxis – 0131 654 1212, Midlothian Taxi Hire Company – 0131 440 2985, Aerial ABW Cabs – 0131 663 2000 and see our TRANSPORT section on the website.

Liz Young
Author: Liz Young